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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Preview — Les amantes by Elfriede Jelinek. Write a customer review. Want to Read saving…. Alexandra Efimov rated it it was ok Feb 11, liebhabetinnen We wishy-washy and oh so politically correct humans would do well to learn from jelineo things! The first thing that most people will tell you about Jelinek is that she’s a controversial author, and for once, it’s not because of bad behavior or personal quirks not primarily, anyway, though she does suffer from agoraphobia and w I learned about Elfriede Jelinek because of the film adaptation of her novel The Piano Liebhaberinnej and because Xiu Xiu used the title of this book “Women As Lovers” as the title of their most recent album and drew a fair number of quotes from it for lyrics as well.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. She avoids capitalisation entirely including proper nouns.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Perhaps after more time has elapsed I will get a better handle on this artist, but for now, I will leave it that she is simply only better than most.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Ondanks dat verschillende mensen zeiden dat het vlot las, was dat niet zo in mijn geval waardoor het ook zo’n drie weken geduurd heeft vooraleer ik het uit had. Endless repitition and no capital letters, which drove me crazy.

Each sentence is given a paragraph break, regardless of length. Kindle Cloud Reader Read lienhaberinnen in your browser. I had promised myself never to touch a Jelinek again after suffering through three of her novels for a Nobel Laureate reading project. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Upon my return, I can say hers is a style of documentary, but not just any documentary.


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. At the end of her story she divorces and she comes to work into the factory from where the formerly mentioned protagonist left. I wouldn’t necessarily call it fun to read, but I have found her novels to be very rewarding, particularly Women As Lovers.

View all 6 comments. Only, of course, if you’ve broken the habit of demanding everything act like entertainment. Can a book get more unrelentingly negative than this?

If you refuse, be a dear and stick jelinekk Fox News, leaving the books to us. The repetitive prose is to mirror the monotony of the women’s plight. Elfriede Jelinek wrote the novel in an unconventional format using the lowercase as a device throughout the narrative to emphasize the insignificance of Brigitte and Paula’s existence. I found the story very compelling.

I was also impressed to learn that Jelinek has written a German translation of Gravity’s Rainbowwhich is no small feat, and the libretto for an opera based on Lynch’s Lost Highway. Published July 1st by Seuil first published I imagine this is where many readers run into problems Jelinek received a Nobel Prize for literature, but not without major fallout in the literary establishment.

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Instead, feel free to think fondly on a time when Nobel Prize winning women caused certain judges to walk out in a hissy fit because they couldn’t handle the truth. Margit Gschnitzer rated it it was ok Jan 09, I love the idea behind it all, I just don’t consider it a jelijek good reading experience. The story proceeds much as you can guess it will, without much suspense, but the narrator’s commentary keeps you involved in the unfolding events. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


Open Preview See a Problem? But I hope I won’t need to read more of her ever again, for whatever reason, for she makes my stomach turn.

Les amantes by Elfriede Jelinek

It was good times. Two books to add 5 17 Nov 10, Prominent as they are in the papers and on the tube, the percentage of countries that have had to lock their Nazi past away is quite small.

Although, unlike Brigitte, Paula gets more of the former and less and less of the latter. For example, there is not a capital letter in the book, which is, I think, Jelinek’s way of saying that the world she describes is so petty and stupid that it should not be honored with caps!

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Get to Know Us. Brigitte uses sex Women as Lovers is a harsh and bleak portrayal of the lives of two Austrian women. I would encourage interested readers to give diw novel a liebhwberinnen because Jelinek has a really unique style and a definite gift for unusual and provocative descriptions. Lesley rated it it was ok Jun 23, Most notable, the commentary on women.

Preview — Die Lienhaberinnen by Elfriede Jelinek. In a lot of ways, yes, they are. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Moreover, and with apologies to all members of my pitiful gender, Jelinek has much to say about men, women, and such delightful institutions as marriage that is, dare I say it, all too true.